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November 2012 Reading Wrap-Up

December 12, 2012

Books Read: 5
Pages Read: 1364
Hours Listened To: 0

Books read:

  • Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan
  • The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly
  • Neuromancer by William Gibson
  • Why Have Kids?: A New Mom Expores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness by Jessica Valenti

Bloggers (and other online friends) visited: Alix
Places visited through reading: USA, Canada, Australia
Places visited irl:
 Missouri, Florida, Alberta, Ontario

Book Purchases: Me? Buy books?  What a silly thought.

Thoughts and ramblings: Oh, another month gone and still no reviews? I’m working on that I promise! This past month I was in Missouri for two weeks – including for the US election, which was interesting. I also had VACATION. It was wonderful, and it definitely helped restore me to semi-normal sleep and energy levels. I spent a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday with Alix, and then spent a few days with my family in Calgary celebrating my Opa’s 88th birthday.

Fingers are crossed that one of these days, very soon, I’ll write a review. I’ve read a few really interesting books, so I definitely have lots to talk about – I just need the time to write it down for you!

What DID happen at the end of November was #graffitireviews. The Literary Omnivore has a full post that I highly recommend, outlining how the entire thing started. But the short version is that there was a silly article, Cass made a few comments on Facebook that I found so hilarious I recommended she share on Twitter, it grew into a thing, and now we’re doing it for real! Reviews are going viral! Check out the Tumblr, and then do a few of your own!

Happy December all.

23 Comments leave one →
  1. therelentlessreader permalink
    December 12, 2012 12:42 pm

    #graffitireviews <~~ I'm so in love with this ;)

  2. December 12, 2012 2:28 pm

    I really like the idea of Graffiti Reviews :)

    It looks like you read some interesting books this month. Are you going to review the book that I never dared review?

    • December 13, 2012 9:15 pm

      I love the idea too Iris :) I’m really hoping to write some reviews yep :)

  3. December 13, 2012 11:18 am

    Work is like that. Yet you managed to squeeze in some reading, that’s what is important. I am checking on your links. Thanks for sharing them.

  4. December 14, 2012 8:50 am

    Good to see you :) Considering all the travelling and busy-ness that’s a great amount of reading. Loving the graffiti blog.

  5. December 14, 2012 2:25 pm

    Amy! Want to do a Q&A type review of the Valenti book? No pressure, it’s just that I read it recently, too and never posted about it. ALSO yay graffiti reviews :)

    • May 11, 2013 8:46 am

      Cass, is it too late to say that’s a great idea and I’d love to…? haha

  6. December 16, 2012 7:38 pm

    Ooh, I love graffiti reviews! I missed all the action but must participate now!

  7. December 20, 2012 10:22 am

    You don’t always have to post a book review to be a book blogger. Enjoy the ride of life Amy. :)

  8. December 22, 2012 10:17 am

    Missouri must have been an interesting place to be for the election. wow! :-)

  9. January 2, 2013 8:17 am

    Graffiti reviews: :D! Hope the holidays have you well-rested and wish you a wonderful new year!

  10. January 6, 2013 4:36 am

    Graffiti reviews is so funny! I’ll have to try to get my hands on some post it notes. :)

  11. January 20, 2013 5:35 pm

    SO looking forward to your reviews coming up! Yikes what a list.

    • May 11, 2013 8:47 am

      Unfortunately reviews didn’t really happen Care… sorry :)

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